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KANSAS CITY PREPS FOR 14 DAYS OF COLLEGE HOOPS

KANSAS CITY PREPS FOR 14 DAYS OF COLLEGE HOOPS

February 17, 2015
Kansas City, Mo.—Kansas City’s love affair with college basketball couldn’t be more obvious than during the month of March, as the city prepares to host postseason play for three organizations:  the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association...
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KANSAS CITY EARNS HIGH MARKS FROM TRAVEL + LEISURE

KANSAS CITY EARNS HIGH MARKS FROM TRAVEL + LEISURE

October 09, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Announced in the magazine’s November 2014 issue, the readers of Travel + Leisure have chosen Kansas City as America’s Most Affordable Getaway for the fourth consecutive year and the third best city overall. More than 50,000 votes were...
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VISIT KC MAKES FRIENDLY WAGER WITH ANAHEIM

VISIT KC MAKES FRIENDLY WAGER WITH ANAHEIM

October 02, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Visit KC President & CEO Ronnie Burt has announced a friendly wager with his counterpart at the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau on which local baseball team—the Royals or the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim—will clinch...
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15 DAYS OF BASKETBALL BOUNCE INTO KC THIS MARCH

15 DAYS OF BASKETBALL BOUNCE INTO KC THIS MARCH

February 27, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.—Kansas City’s love affair with college basketball couldn’t be more obvious than during the month of March, as the city prepares to host postseason play for three organizations:  the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association...
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LONELY PLANET NAMES KANSAS CITY A TOP DESTINATION FOR 2014

LONELY PLANET NAMES KANSAS CITY A TOP DESTINATION FOR 2014

December 10, 2013
Kansas City, Mo. – Touting the city as “wide open and inviting,” the global leader in travel publishing has named Kansas City, Missouri, one of its Top 10 U.S. Destinations for 2014. Lonely Planet unveiled its selections on CNN.com this morning and the...
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LIGHTEN UP: KC GLOWS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

LIGHTEN UP: KC GLOWS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

November 18, 2013
Kansas City, Mo. – Just like its iconic jazz and mouth-watering barbecue, Kansas City has earned a bold reputation for its impressive holiday light displays. Before you go, take note of these eight luminous Kansas City traditions that are sure to...
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KANSAS CITY TOURISM HITS RECORD IN 2012

KANSAS CITY TOURISM HITS RECORD IN 2012

October 28, 2013
New research reveals Kansas City hosted 22.3 million visitors in 2012, an increase of 2.4 percent over 2011 and a new record for the destination. This total surpasses the previous record set before the recession in 2008, when 22.1 million travelers...
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GOIN' TO KANSAS CITY FOR BIG 12 HOOPS?

GOIN' TO KANSAS CITY FOR BIG 12 HOOPS?

March 04, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship returns to Kansas City for an unprecedented 12th time, March 13-16. Having hosted the hoops championship more than any other city, KC is no stranger to entertaining Big 12 fans. Before...
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12 DAYS OF BASKETBALL BOUNCE INTO KC THIS MARCH

12 DAYS OF BASKETBALL BOUNCE INTO KC THIS MARCH

February 27, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Kansas City’s love affair with college basketball couldn’t be more obvious than during the month of March, as the city prepares to host postseason play for four organizations:  the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association...
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